About Us

Our team has over thirty-five years of experience in the career and job search field.   Our staff is steadily growing to accommodate the expanding user base of our site.

Though www.jobapplicationguide.com was originally a general career reference site, a decision was made in late 2013 to make www.jobapplicationguide.com a site that would educate and offer career search advice specifically for students of all ages.

With a growing number of graduates annually, and a declining number of published job openings, our goal was to close the gap between supply and demand, both helping students find the best possible job to start their career while helping employers realized the benefit of investing in the best and brightest in our education systems.

Since the decision to cater specifically to students, the response has been overwhelmingly positive. It is our goal to continue to innovate our website and material to be useful as possible.


Our Team


Charles Abba – Director

Charles Abba comes from a background in Human Resource management and education. David worked with several leading U.S. employers including Hewlett Packard. Abba later spent several years as a high school prinicipal in Bethlehem NY before leaving education to start Jobapplicationguide.  Now a regular spokesman and educator in the career search industry, Abba is pleased to be providing direction and leadership to students across the country.  Charles can be found regularly giving speeches in colleges and universities across the country. He loves to answer questions about student career placement. When he is not traveling, Charles enjoys spending time with his wife, Teresa and their two children.


Diane Turner-Bryant – Site Student Liason

Debera Turner-Bryant joined our team in 2014 as our student liason, here on staff to answer any questions from our readers and provide any additional resources that she can. Debera is a tenured professor of Economics and has a degree from Pembroke University where she also taught for 12 years.  He served as human resources manager for Goldman Sachs for 5 years before becoming interested in career advisement. She also holds a position on the board of directors of The Kingman Group, a non-profit interested in helping inner city youth find opportunities for career starters and career growth.


Julie Anderson – Assistant Director

Julie Anderson has serving as assistant director of Job Application Guide since its inception. Julie keeps everything organized and is specifically charged with the task of making sure all the information on our site is up to date and accurate. She is also in charge of our teams of authors. When she is not organizing content for the site, Julie can still be found on the tennis court, where she once was a semi-professional player.


Michael Moran – Technical Supervisor

Michael Moran is the lead technical supervisor of Job Application Guide. He makes sure everything runs smooth and fast and that the site can handle all the visitors that use it as a resource.  Michael has been an IT specialist for 12 years, with a masters degree from George Washington University.  When he is not fine tuning this site, Michael can be found with his wife and three children at Chuck E Cheese. Michael is also a highly skilled chess player.


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